Hardcover: 286 pages
Publisher: Ray Riling Arms Book Co; 1st edition (June 1983)
Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,409,190 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #122 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Firearms & Weapons > Swords & Knives #272773 in Books > Textbooks
This is a 1977 reprint of a survey of swords worn by U.S. uniformed forces. plus the rare "American Silver Mounted Swords", (1700-1815). 286 pages, plus 60 pages of illustrations. It is still the best book ever written on this subject to date.
Great item as advertized and really is a much needed book for the serious sword collector.List all the regulation US swords and shows much more than that.
A fifty year old comprehensive summary of American swords from 1175 to 1945. Contains pictures and detailed descriptions of classic American swords
Very nice reference book for American Swords. Probably an essential buy for both the collector and researcher.
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